National Condom Week starts on February 14th!
You can celebrate by sharing information with your friends and loved ones and encouraging safer sex practices! We will be posting condom facts all week, so stay tuned. In the meantime share with us your condom-related stories or how you help promote NCW.
Sex-negative messages don’t keep people from having sex. They keep people from...– Sex-Negative Education and the Spectre of Rape « Sex Positive Activism (via anorable)
As a sex educator, I’ve heard my fair share of slang terms for semen: cum, jizz,...– Do you know what’s in a teaspoon of semen? One of our sex educators tells you all about it. Click here to find out. (via myplannedparenthood)
University of Central Florida Feminists: *ACTION,... →
fieryaffair: prochoiceinflorida: *ACTION, THIS TUESDAY (FEBRUARY 14TH AT NOON* WE DO NOT STAND FOR BC REFUSAL! As part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, a federal rule has been mandated requiring employers to cover contraceptives under their health benefits. The Republican house majority,… Signal boost!!!
NEW STUDY: "Birth and abortion rates among U.S....
propaganda-for-life: kelly-butter-tarts: solitaryforager: The teen abortion rate in 2008 dropped to the lowest rate seen since 1972 at 17.8 per 1,000 teen girls and women, the analysis found, and was down 59 percent from 1988 when the abortion rate peaked at 43.5 per 1,000 teen women. Catholic Church: your argument is invalid. argument relevance is invalid, Catholic Church. Boom.
We are the Pro-choice generation.
The right hates Planned Parenthood because it actually does what the GOP...– Mike Stanfill (via oinonio)
A Symbolic Fight in a Much Bigger Battle →
But the stakes from our politicians are bigger. Planned Parenthood provides critical services to millions of American women each year. In 2010, it provided nearly 750,000 breast exams and 770,000 Pap tests to women seeking critical cancer screening. It provided more than four million tests and treatments for STIs. It provided affordable contraception to low-income women, preventing an estimated...
URGENT: SIGN THE PETITION SUPPORTING OBAMA'S... →
prolongedeyecontact: From an email from NARAL: The new policy that will cover women’s birth-control coverage is under attack from all sides. Anti-choice groups have collected more than 20,000 signatures on a petition calling on the White House to rescind the policy. The Obama administration is standing strong, but we need to make sure they hear from us. Sign our petition to support no-cost...
5 Important Lessons from the Komen/Planned... →
Woman’s emotional testimony helps kill abortion... →
stfuhypocrisy: By Associated Press, Published: February 2 RICHMOND, Va. — After hearing emotionally wrenching testimony Thursday from a woman who terminated her high-risk pregnancy, a Senate committee narrowly rejected legislation that would have banned most abortions after the fetus reaches 20 weeks gestational age. Republican Sen. Mark Obenshain of Harrisonburg cited the much-debated...
From our fan mail:
Completely agree. Their wording was deliberately vague—it seems like they want to sweep this under the rug and hope no one notices PP’s grants won’t get approved next year. At least this debacle has shown that many people DO value Planned Parenthood, despite what right-wing nutjobs would have us believe. I still stand with Planned Parenthood. - metaneira
jcatgrl asked: Okay, my dad just said to me, and I quote, "They're not honest about reporting statutory rapes or performing illegal third trimester abortions. Why would they be honest about how they spend their funds?" Any help on a rebuttal?
lezgirlsrock asked: I agree fully. They've shown their hand and the *only* reason they're backing down is because of the nearly universal condemnation of their actions and the impact it was going to have on their bottom line, not because they were truly sorry. Clearly, if they could have gotten away with it, they wouldn't have changed. From now on I will continue to support PP and only PP to the...
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